I am really tired tonight. Thursdays are busy days. So I was searching a few blog prompt generator sites to find a subject to blog about. I can't think too much. . . anyway, this one came up:
Are you happy? Why? Good enough for me. I love to write about happy!
First let me make a distinction here: I do not always feel happy. (of course not) I do, however always have JOY in my heart. Circumstances cannot steal joy away unless you let them. I choose not to let the things that happen to me steal my joy. For example: I choose to be happy in spite of the fact that I have no control over where I live. The Army moved from a very large city that I loved to a small town that smells funny most of the time. (swamp) If someone asks me if I'm happy here, I always say yes. Why? Because it is what you make it! I can be happy that my family is together, healthy (for the most part) and happy. I live in a beautiful home with a huge yard for my kids to play with. I have a few friends now. I stay very busy with Bible study and hanging out at the dance studio. My life has purpose and meaning. It's fulfilling. I know my worth. I'm happy because even though we don't have a lot of money, my husband makes enough that we can survive and I don't have to work a full time job. I have the privilege of being able to stay home and enjoy my kids. These are just a few examples but really there are so many reasons why I can say with sincerity "yes. I am truly happy."